Alaska Editorial: Despite UA's recent veto of 4 percent hike, price of higher education is rising

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The reasons were varied, but the outcome was clear: no tuition increase in the 2015-16 academic year for University...
State may require more math for diplomas

...considering a new requirement for high school graduation that's already in place in most school districts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported a proposed regulation would require students to complete three credits of math.The requirement now...
Party applies to take orphaned bear cubs

...spotted all three Thursday night but only saw one Friday morning, department spokeswoman Cathie Harms told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.The biologists would like to catch all three at once, she said.A party outside Alaska has applied to take...
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...1-year-old cubs became orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Interior community of Galena, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Alaska Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said they are looking for homes for three cubs, but...
Fairbanks approves $1M in pipeline legal fees

...the pipeline," said borough Mayor Luke Hopkins.The value has been disputed every year since 2006, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The only dispute that has been settled was the 2006 case. The Alaska Supreme Court in February upheld...
Alaska Editorial: Report on Alaska National Guard shocks, disappoints

...The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."I am extremely frustrated and I am angry...allegations published months earlier in the Anchorage Daily News. It wasn't until the end of February that Gov. Parnell...
Deal inked for North Slope LNG plant

...Energy Project.The state agency will own the plant, while an MWH subsidiary will build and operate it, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The subsidiary, Northern Lights Energy, will also sell the liquefied natural gas produced by the...
Regents nix UA tuition hike

...would have cost $6 to $8 more per credit.Seven of the 11 regents voted against the proposal on Friday, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Some of the regents said more needed to be done to cut costs within the university system, while...
Rustan Burton and Kristin Bartlett to lead United Way 2014 Annual Giving Campaign

...Real Estate College. Currently, he is the publisher of the Juneau Empire and has previously worked at the Anchorage Daily News and the Daily Republic in South Dakota. Rustan currently serves as both chair-elect and campaign chair for the United...
When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...Boyle of Dawson City organized a 50-man machine gun company to go off to war. An Aug. 23, 1915 issue of the Dawson Daily News states that the volunteers had many places of birth - including the United States. Among those with American origins...


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